Uber To Settle Class Action In New York

Posted on January 10, 2018
Photo via Flickr user Automobile Italia
Photo via Flickr user Automobile Italia

Uber has agreed to pay three million dollars to settle a proposed class action lawsuit brought by 2,421 drivers in New York who had accused the ride-sharing giant of docking excessive fees from their fares.

The drivers had accused Uber of breach of contract by including New York state sales tax and a state workers compensation fund surcharge, called the “Black Car Fund” fee, when it calculated their service fees — thereby increasing how much they were being charged.

The drivers also accused Uber of false advertising by offering guaranteed compensation without disclosing the conditions.

Tech Crunch article here

Related Topics: lawsuits, legal issues, New York operators, regulatory enforcement, TNCs, Uber

Comments ( 1 )
  • Ali Mohammedi

     | about 8 months ago

    How much are the drivers getting back?

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